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Kendrick Lamar and SZA Release “All The Stars” Video for Black Panther

Black Panther is set to be an event the film industry never saw coming. It isn’t even out yet and it’s already breaking records, and people are planning outfits to see the film. Music fans have also been delighted by the announcement of Kendrick Lamar as the soundtrack’s producer. Today the TDE family has given…

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Jamila Woods Enchants Us In Tiny Desk Concert

Jamila Woods‘ Heavn was one of my personal favorite projects of 2016. The 20-track album was a tender and inspirational ode to Black womanhood from its defiant tracks like “Very Blk” and “In My Name” to its use of the Assata chant and recollections of childhood hand games. The tracks still feel as fresh and…

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The cast of Living Single: Queen Latifah, Kim Fields, Erika Alexander and Kim Coles. (Photo by Deborah Feingold/Corbis via Getty Images)

Living Single Is Coming To Hulu

For years, many have wondered where Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is on streaming services, why we could not find Martin on Netflix or Hulu, and why on earth no streaming service has picked up Girlfriends. But, in these uncertain days, nostalgia is back. If you want to know what the Tanner family from Full House…

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Audio: Raaginder, “Stormy Weather” Feat. Beya Likhari

Baltimore’s very own Beya Likhari, has lent her voice to producer Raaginder‘s dreamy new single “Stormy Weather.” The melodic and melancholy tune about love and loss adds to the love letters theme of Beya’s debut project, 2015’s Love Letters From Lola. The single is taken from Raaginder’s Escape which can be found on most streaming…

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Tiffany Haddish Lands Two More Movie Deals

Since her scene-stealing role in Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish has been racking up win after win. She recently scored a book deal and according to IMDB she also has 2 films in post-production and one in pre-production. Now, per Variety, news of Tiffany’s dried ink for The Kitchen and The Temp are confirmed. Based on a DC Comic,…

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Grace Jones Let’s Us In In New Documentary

Seeing Grace Jones at the Afropunk ball was an almost religious experience. She was everything you’d expect Grace to be: a top rate performer, funny, impenetrably cool, and aesthetically out of this world and ahead of our time. I ended up seeing her twice: once at the ball and once after Lauryn Hill performed another…

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SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 10:  Recording artist Rihanna arrives at Rihanna and The Clara Lionel Foundation Host 2nd Annual Diamond Ball at The Barker Hanger on December 10, 2015 in Santa Monica, California.  (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty Is Launching A Holiday Collection

Rihanna did not come to play with the beauty cosmetics industry as Fenty Beauty continues its takeover. Within days of its launch, which featured a staggering 40 shades of foundation, social media was inundated by wowed makeup lovers showing off their foundation’s flawless matches. Other brands also felt the Fenty Beauty effect and began advertising their…

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Kelela and Insecure Have A Surprise For Fans This Sunday

Kelela has been gearing up for her first studio album, Take Me Apart, and we could not be more excited. Fans were first treated to a glimpse of what we can expect from the album with the release of her video for “LMK.” And we’ll get even more this Sunday when the latest episode of…

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Solange Accepts Rockstar Award At Black Girls Rock

Last year’s A Seat At The Table was the album Black America needed. It came at a time when we were overwhelmed with images of Black death and racist terror. It covered the range of Black experience from the everyday instances of racism to the larger more institutional instances that govern our lives. As such,…

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Tyler, The Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw is Back With An Impressive Line-up

Part carnival, part music festival, Tyler, The Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw has become the highlight of LA’s summer music scene since its inception in 2012. What started out as something of an experiment, a childhood dream of Tyler’s has turned into an annual event whose past performers have included ScHoolboy Q, Vince Staples, and Snoop…

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Thundercat Takes “Tokyo” in His Latest Video

Thundercat explores the technicolor city of Tokyo in his recent Jun Hanamoto-Hearn helmed visual. Throughout the song, the bass lover streams through all of the reasons why he adores the Japanese city so. The clip serves as the first visual from Thundercat’s recent album, Drunk that features close collaborators Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, Michael McDonald…

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Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN Reaches Double Platinum Status

Since its release, Kendrick Lamar‘s DAMN. has been celebrated by critics and fans alike. Its frank dissection of Kendrick’s fame and reflection of his spiritual space has resonated with fans who’ve pushed the album to double platinum status. In celebration, Kendrick posted a photo of himself next to his plaque thanking fans for their support…

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